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on tape. we'll be back. >>> i'm peggy fox. several hundred moms have been sounding off about pat robertson's comment on why the earthquake happened to haiti. find out what they are saying and add your two cents on momslikeme.com. >> survivors gathered in the gold and snow to mark the 65th anniversary of its liberation. they marched among the barracks to honor the millions killed during world war ii. isreali prime minister later joined polish leaders at a neighboring camp for ceremonies marking international holocaust remembrance day. >> crews continue to search for two people they believe are trapped after this five story building collapsed in belgium. this morning's gas explosion touched off a fire that caused the building to crumble. 20 other people were hurt. >>> it was man's turn to be the best friend to a dog. a stranded canine was spotted on a floating iceberg out in the baltic ocean. scrambled into a raft and went to the rescue. they say you can tell the animal was very weak and nearly frozen. that dog was wrapped in a blanket and nursed back to health and now they are looking for
in haiti's rubble. peggy fox shows us how search and rescue teams train for that kind of a mission. >> reporter: finding survivors under piles of concrete takes a delicate balance between heavy machinery and careful searching. >> once we get up to it, we can see if, in fact, we do have a victim. >> reporter: dc's search and rescue team practices these drills regularly. this concrete plant provides plenty of slabs to look through and drill under. >> when they're looking for possible victims, they start with a listening device. and with these headphones, they can hear even the tiniest of fingernail scratching. >> reporter: take a listen. they also use rotating cameras fitted on the end of extension poles. >> as i see a victim right there so i would notify the chief i can see a victim, a live victim. and then we would go and extricate that person. >> once they find somebody, then a rescue group comes in behind them to start digging. and that crew moves on to the next building. so they're always leapfrogging each other going from building to building to building. >> reporter: after all
respect for the justice system. >> i'm peggy fox in arlington, where virginia has enacted a new texting ban, but advocates against distracted driving say it's not tough enough. >> we are going back to richmond this year and say come on, you can do better. >> even though virginia has a new ban on texting, it's a secondary offense, meaning an officer can't pull over someone unless he sees him doing something else wrong. even if a driver is caught, the final is only $20. dc has the toughest leal distracted driving laws. maryland bans texting with a fine of up to $500. >> look at that beautiful smile. >> the new group focus driven is pushing for tough distracted driving laws across the country. >> we want to know what you think about the distracted driving crackdown. we heard about the dangers of texting while driving or talking with your phone at your ear, but what about making a call with a hands free device? share your thoughts in an e- mail at mcginty's mailbag. >>> right now, we want to update breaking news we have been following an hour and a half of magnitude 7 earthquake in hai
as a baby. because of the quake devastation, peggy fox tells us the little girl will have her own home and family. it is only a matter of time now before they bring home their third child, 3-year-old aila from haiti. >> before they had their first child, mathis who is four they always knew they wanted to adopt. >> so many kids in the world need to be adopted why bring others in the world. we have since had our own biological child but we also knew we were going to do this. >> they adopted their second son from texas and have been trying to adopt aila since she was 2 years old. her mother found her in an orphanage. >> i'm excited to get to know her and have a little girl. i have two boys and a little girl would be great. >> 20 minutes after the quake they had an e-mail from the orphanage telling them all the children were okay and to reinforce that relatives actually saw aila in news coverage at the orphanage. >> my sister called and said i saw her drinking a bottle of water on tv. so that's just a relief. >> reporter: now they have learned that aila and other haitian orphans in the pro
guilty of violently take shaking a child in her care. peggy fox was the court when the sentence was delivered. >> she betrayed us and my son. >> reporter: erin and michael's 13-month-old child noah doesn't look injured today but a brain hemorrhage he suffered a year ago has left him with serious vision problems, regular seizure and irreversible damage. >> irreversible dodge to my son. we have a life sentence to live with. she does not. >> reporter: they convicted her day care provider of felony child abuse and child endangerment. it found the mother of two, who had run a day care for five years and received training in child care and cpr shook noah so violently that it caused his brain to bleed. >> everyone has a breaking point. she admits the child was crying. she admits she picked the child up and said why are you crying? if a child is crying, seth it down and walk away. >> she denied shaking noah and said he went limp. she performed cpr and called 911. >> the they tried to prove she couldn't have done it challenging the science behind shaken baby syndrome. >> no injuries to n
. wackenschdol. fiber one chewy bars. cardboard no. delicious yes. >>> i'm peggy fox. and have you ever been stumped on what to get a new mom and her baby? we've got some great suggestions on momslikeme.com. >>> the music world, mourning the death of teddy who died yesterday just outside of philadelphia. eight months after undergoing surgery for colon cancer. turned out the lights and loved tko, nearly ten albums reach the platinum status. he was 59 years old. >>> supporters of gay marriage in the district have march 2 circled on their calendars when law legalizing same-sex marriages is expected to go into effect. they threw out the opponents. >>> and they want to bring love and even little lust to the nations capitol. they go that from the dateline. sworn in as the city's secretary of the department of love and relationships for this month long campaign to encourage romance. >>> all right, coming up. i want to cut your power bill in living smart. how your favorite home technology is costing you and how to save your money. >>> well, this is the document that gilbert arenas was hoping to neve
street. o >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. are you in debt? local moms have ideas to lower your debt. go to momslikeme.com to see how other moms have done it. >> that's the website, momslikeme.com. stocks closed higher today on wall street. the dow is up 53 points to close at 10,680. the nasdaq rose 25 points and the s & p 500 climbed 9 points. >> leading bankers are in washington to talk about the financial crisis. and while admitting to pass the stakes, they are defending some of the largest bonuses and compensation packages ever. alexis has more. >> there are four of wall street's powerful players. on capitol hill, to explain the financial meltdown, the bank chief admitted to making mistakes. >> the most horrible thing of this crisis, what has happened to consumers, to individuals, in the mortgage market. >> but they took some tough criticism, especially goldman sacks for selling mortgage investments, which it knew could fail. >> sounds to me a little bit like selling a car with faulty brakes. >> even though these banks repaid the government money, the white house is wo
: once inside, news4 learned the secret service interviewed erwin gomez and peggy ioakim for close to two hours before being turned over to a federal grand jury. aft afterwards, their attorney talked briefly. >> they answered questions truthfully and to the best of their ability. beyond that, we're not going to comment on the questions or the subject matter or any of that because erwin and his salon do respect the confidentiality of their customers. >> reporter: the grand jury is investigating whether the white house party crashers, the salahis, lied to the government in order to get into the november 24th white house state dinner. the day of the dinner, the couple spent six hours at the erwin gomez sulalon getting mad up and groomed for the event. the stylists sai they welcomed the opportunity to testify in secret. >> it was a very good experience, but as an american citizen i'm here to serve my country. that's all içó have to say. >> reporter: the two stylists are considered witnesses to the activities of the salahis on the day of the dinner. the northern virginia couple was never on
of the white house party crashing case. erwin gomez and peggy ioakim groomed michaele and tareq salahi before the couple went into the state dinner without an invitation. today, secret service spent hours questioning the stylists as witnesses in the case. the two revealed very little about what was said inside the district court today. >> we're not going to comment on the questions or the subject matter or any of that. erwin and his salon do respect the confidentiality of their customers. >> it was a very good experience, but as an american citizen i'm here to serve my country. and that's all i have to say. >> the salahis still have not been charged with anything. >>> there's a push to tax alcohol in the state of maryland today. supporters of a ten-cent tax increase on beer, wine and liquor gathered in an annapolis. the tax would lower the number of people who abuse alcohol. they also say the tax could help fund alcohol treatment centers. maryland has the 48th lowest alcohol tax in the nation. the tax proposal has faced strong opposition from the alcohol lobby in annapolis. the maryland gener
of restful sleep. morning class. unisom. good night. good morning. >>> i'm peggy fox with momslikeme.com. check out our local website where moms are talking about what works for them to keep hands and body parts soft. >>> taking a look at where america stands. >> tonight putting america back to work. anthony mason looks where the next generation of jobs will come from. >> reporter: for 30 years they have been punching the clock for 30 years. now they and 1000 other workers are fighting for their jobs in federal court. they want to stop the company from closing and moving their jobs to other countries. >> it is very difficult to go out in the job market at our age and to find a job because there are no manufacturing jobs left in the united states. >> reporter: 2 million manufacturing jobs have been lost since 2007. 6million more have been lost in other industries. the great recession has obliterated a decade's worth of job growth. >> we have never seen anything like this in modern times. >> reporter: heidi is a labor economist. >> right now we are in this extremely deep hole and all s
. >> reporter: peggy was informed it would not reason is necessary. >> he said -- would not have been necessary. >> hi said i had a 90% block. whoever did the subsequent reading said it was 50% block. whowas weight? -- was right? >> he put in two stints,s, and almost madely i felt relief. >>> in no way are we saying all stint procedures were done so unnecessarily. >> reporter: the hospital is urging anyone with questions to contacted them right away. >> st. joseph has done the operations since 1980. mike hellgren, wgz news. >>> in the meanwhile, terrell suggs will not have to go back to court. this after the lawsuit filed against him is dropped. the mother of his two williams filed a lawsuit accusing suggs of beating her several times. now it appear 3rd base are trying to reconcile. no criminal charges were filed against suggs and he agreed to pay 35 thousand dollars anointed child support. >>> a -- $35,000 in child support. >>> a fire on mount holly street. when the firefighters got it under control, they discovered no winches inside. >>> that was not the case on tuesday night. it's the first
as $10,000. republican delegate, peggy mcintosh and delegate marc donmcdonough joins us this morning. happy new year to the both of you. >> happy new year. >> disa wando you want pay rais. let's start with you delegate mcdonough. are you in favor of the pay raises. >> in a word, no. i'm getting more phone calls from constituents who are losing their jobs and getting laid off. these are people who have been working sometimes for 20 years. the concerns that people have, working families, even middle-class families are having a tough time. we don't need a pay raise and i think we should -- i'm definitely not voting for it. i took personal furlough days this year, 10 days. last year, i took personal furlough days and i think the general assembly has to make a sa dresacrifice, we have a responsibility as lawmakers to watch the budget and the spending and that contributes to the deal of the problems that people are experiencing. >> let me bring them to content these pay raises, they wouldn't take effect until 2013 and things could change by then. a lot of the lawmakers haven't had a raise
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